Jun 152017

Six years ago I wrote this post about Father’s Day. I just came across it again and have to confess I have zero recollection of reading the poem or writing this post. True, it is short, but I typically remember things like that. My grief at the time was like a haze. In my experience, […]

May 292017
Glitter Jars

If you ever want to talk about the ways public discourse about legislation can impact the lived experiences of folks, let me know, because I see it every day. Whether it’s a discussion about bathroom access, violence against trans people, an election, or a Netflix series about suicide, I often see the subjects of daily […]

Apr 042017

Over the last couple of days, I’ve had this song running through my head:   Written and performed by Patty Griffin, the song is a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr., and refers to his “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, which he gave on April 3, 1968 – the night before he was assassinated. […]

Mar 102017
A Craft isn't Just a Craft

I’ll name it – I’m crafty. In fact, I may have self-identified as a crafty m*ther f*cker a time or two. One of the things I love most about my job is that I get to work out my crafting skills on a pretty regular basis. Sometimes this is to design stickers or buttons with […]